Eastern Mountain Ranges
Experience the quainter, simpler side of life nestled in the mountains of the Kootenay Rockies in cozy stays and hot springs resorts. In the mountain town of Fernie, book one of six newly built tiny homes at Snow Valley Lodging. Looking for a bit more space? Fernie Lodging Company has more than 100 different lodges, chalets, and individual studio suites for varying tastes. Out the door, or from the window, all stays in Fernie come with a view of the Three Sisters mountains.
Nestled in one of the most stunning mountain parks in Canada, historic Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park is nothing short of iconic. Guests here can stay overnight in one of 24 cabin-style buildings perched on a 13-acre peninsula of jade-coloured Emerald Lake, adorned with century-old fireplaces and salvaged wood from a 1890s Yukon saloon.
For a true backcountry feel, check yourself into Lodgen Lodge in Ymir, just 20 minutes from downtown Nelson. At the foot of the Selkirk Mountains, four cabins with rustic, luxury comforts are tucked into the woods. Pack all your favourite goodies for a cozy dinner in and curl up next to the wood stove as night falls and the deep cold sets in.